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Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military. Stopping short of a complete turnabout, President Donald Trump is expected Friday to announce a revised Cuba policy aimed at stopping the flow of U.S. cash to the country’s military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations and allowing U.S. airlines and cruise ships to continue service to the […]

FBI investigating death threats against GOP House candidate

FBI investigating death threats against GOP House candidate. Karen Handel, left, is running against Democrat Jon Ossoff to fill a House seat vacated by Tom Price, who left to take a position in the Trump administration. A day after a group of Republican congressmen were shot at by a Democratic activist in Virginia, severely wounding Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., a […]

North Korea Must Pay for Its Brutal Treatment of an American Hostage | The National Interest

North Korea Must Pay for Its Brutal Treatment of an American Hostage | The National Interest. North Korea announced earlier this month that it had released Otto Warmbier, the twenty-two-year-old American student it has held since January 2016, for “humanitarian” reasons. The reclusive state allowed the U.S. government to evacuate him from the country. Warmbier remained in a coma as […]

Trump Will Reverse the Damage Done By Obama’s Cuba Policy

Trump Will Reverse the Damage Done By Obama's Cuba Policy. by Mike Gonzalez · June 15, 2017 If “America First” means anything, it must mean preventing a virulently anti-American criminal enterprise from perpetuating its existence next door and reproducing itself throughout the hemisphere. And since this is precisely what President Barack Obama’s opening to the Castros accomplished, President Donald Trump […]

Travel Ban Opportunism | City Journal

Travel Ban Opportunism | City Journal. by E. M. Oblomov · June 15, 2017 According to Yiddish humor, chutzpah is when a son kills his parents and then throws himself on the mercy of the court because he’s an orphan. A little-noted detail of the recent court battles surrounding President Trump’s travel ban offers an audacious example. The U.S. Fourth […]

Blame the Shooter, Not the “Rhetoric” – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Blame the Shooter, Not the "Rhetoric" – Hit & Run : Reason.com. The New York Times shamefully – and stupidly – ties yesterday’s shooting to…an old Sarah Palin ad? |Jun. 15, 2017 11:25 am FacebookWhen it comes to violence aimed at politicians, it turns out that Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is quick to blame “rhetoric” for gun attacks on politicians […]

EDITORIAL: A shooting war on Republicans – Washington Times

EDITORIAL: A shooting war on Republicans – Washington Times. The only person responsible for shooting up a congressional baseball practice Wednesday in Alexandria, wounding a Republican congressman and several aides, is James Thomas Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Ill. He died of a gunshot wound, but it was brought on by the rage in Democratic ranks of Trump Derangement Syndrome. He […]

Gorsuch Gets Comfortable in Scalia’s Chair – WSJ

Gorsuch Gets Comfortable in Scalia’s Chair – WSJ. By Kenneth W. Starr June 14, 2017 7:30 p.m. ET 14 COMMENTS The Supreme Court will convene Thursday afternoon for a tradition-rich ceremony welcoming its newest member. Like a civil wedding, Justice Neil Gorsuch’s investiture will be short and sweet. After the attorney general reads aloud the formal commission, Justice Gorsuch will […]

James Comey Has A Long History Of Questionable Obstruction Cases

James Comey Has A Long History Of Questionable Obstruction Cases. by Mollie Hemingway · June 12, 2017 Following countdown clocks on cable outlets and dramatic claims in the media about what devastating testimony to expect, James Comey sat down before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week. The hearing ended up being a bit of a let-down for critics of President […]

Political Disorder Syndrome – WSJ

Political Disorder Syndrome – WSJ. By Daniel Henninger June 14, 2017 7:14 p.m. ET 291 COMMENTS James T. Hodgkinson, who on Wednesday shot Republican Rep. Steve Scalise and four others, posted this on his Facebook page March 22: “Trump is a Traitor. Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy. It’s Time to Destroy Trump & Co.” Sitting in the dying light of […]

Incitement to Violence | City Journal

Incitement to Violence | City Journal. by Seth Barron · June 14, 2017 Democrats may be horrified by today’s attempted massacre of the GOP House baseball team by an avowed progressive, but their incendiary demands for “massive resistance” since November have been an open plea for the escalation of words into violent action. The daily repetition that President Trump is […]

Steve Scalise remains in critical condition and will need more surgery

Steve Scalise remains in critical condition and will need more surgery. by Anna Giaritelli · June 14, 2017 MedStar Washington Hospital Center said House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition Wednesday night as the result of a gunshot wound to the hip and will require more surgery. “Congressman Steve Scalise sustained a single rifle shot to the left […]

Capitol Police credited with preventing ‘massacre’ by stopping shooter | Fox News

Capitol Police credited with preventing ‘massacre’ by stopping shooter | Fox News. by Brooke Singman Lawmakers are crediting Capitol Police with acting quickly to prevent the shooting at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday from becoming “a massacre.” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip by a gunman who opened fire at the practice in Alexandria, Va., on […]

20 Liberal Calls For Violence Against Conservatives in Quotes – John Hawkins

20 Liberal Calls For Violence Against Conservatives in Quotes – John Hawkins. by John Hawkins After Republican Rep. Steve Scalise was shot yesterday, many liberals on twitter CELEBRATED and said things like, “The Only Good Fascist is a Dead One.” “That’s a Shame but babies blown to bits at Sandy Hook was worse and Scalise takes money from the @NRA” […]

Senate Slaps New Sanctions On Russia – The American Interest

Senate Slaps New Sanctions On Russia – The American Interest. by Sean Keeley The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to punish Russia for its interference in the 2016 election with an amendment that codifies existing sanctions on Moscow, imposes new ones, and establishes that Congress alone has the authority to remove them. The Washington Examiner explains: The amendment would sanction […]

HuffPo Pulls Article Calling For ‘Ultimate Punishment’ | The Daily Caller

HuffPo Pulls Article Calling For 'Ultimate Punishment' | The Daily Caller. by Will Ricciardella · June 14, 2017 The Huffington Post pulled a piece calling for the “execution” of President Donald Trump published Saturday by contributor Jason Fuller. Fuller’s piece contained rhetoric and imagery that seems tasteless, particularly after Wednesday’s events. Fuller boldly declares in the title that “Trump must […]

Blog: Cambridge University warns against ‘sexist’ terms like ‘genius’ and ‘brilliance’

Blog: Cambridge University warns against 'sexist' terms like 'genius' and 'brilliance'. by Thomas Lifson · June 14, 2017 Evidently, one of the dons at Cambridge University thinks women can’t cut it when it comes to extraordinary feats of intellect. Naturally, she is part of the gender industrial complex. The U.K. Independent reports: Cambridge University examiners have been warned against using […]

Shooter Was Bernie Bro Who Joined ‘Terminate Republican Party’ Group

Shooter Was Bernie Bro Who Joined 'Terminate Republican Party' Group. An Illinois man allegedly shot at congressional Republicans who were practicing at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia Wednesday morning, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), a congressional staffer, and two police officers. The alleged shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Illinois. Hodgkinson was shot and […]

Shooter had professed deep disgust with GOP | TheHill

Shooter had professed deep disgust with GOP | TheHill. by Katie Bo Williams · June 14, 2017 The man who shot a top GOP congressman and several other people early Wednesday morning had a long history of run-ins with the law and for years had professed a deeply held disgust with the Republican Party. James Hodgkinson, 66, died Wednesday from […]

Who was anti-GOP shooter? Everything you need to know

Who was anti-GOP shooter? Everything you need to know. The shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning was identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, a 66-year-old supporter and campaign volunteer of Bernie Sanders with far-left political views. Hodgkinson shot and seriously wounded Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., as well as a congressional aide and two members of […]

China’s Dream of Economic Power May Come with Great Risks | The National Interest

China's Dream of Economic Power May Come with Great Risks | The National Interest. In his opening address to the “Belt and Road Forum” in Beijing on May 14, Chinese president Xi Jinping described the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), an infrastructure-focused strategy to establish trans-Eurasian connectivity, as “a project of the century” that “will benefit people across the world.” […]

Pelosi Says She’s Praying for Trump’s Presidency to Be Successful

Pelosi Says She's Praying for Trump's Presidency to Be Successful. In remarks on the House floor today about the shooting in Alexandria, Va., where Republican congressmen were targeted, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said she “frequently” prays for members of Congress, prays for former President Barack Obama, and also prays for President Donald Trump, “that his presidency will be successful” […]

Exposing the EPA’s Gold King Mine Cover-Up

Exposing the EPA’s Gold King Mine Cover-Up. by Robert Gordon · June 14, 2017 Does the Environmental Protection Agency care more about its image than it does about the environment? Its behavior in response to the massive 2015 Gold King Mine disaster in Colorado would suggest a very clear “yes.” The Environmental Protection Agency is hiding its incredible recklessness in […]

Report: Mueller Investigating Trump for Obstruction

Report: Mueller Investigating Trump for Obstruction. by Bridget Johnson WASHINGTON — President Trump is under investigation for obstruction of justice as special counsel Robert Mueller has plunged full-speed ahead on “a host of investigations involving people who are or were in Trump’s orbit,” the Washington Post reported this evening, prompting an angry response from his lawyer about the leak. The […]

Bernie Sanders Links Political Rhetoric to Violence When ‘Right-Wing,’ Not When Perpetrated by His Own Volunteer – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Bernie Sanders Links Political Rhetoric to Violence When ‘Right-Wing,’ Not When Perpetrated by His Own Volunteer – Hit & Run : Reason.com. by Matt Welch · June 14, 2017 The senator’s Jared Loughner/James Hodgkinson hypocrisy is all too common. |Jun. 14, 2017 2:31 pm Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) today reacted to hearing news that congressional baseball shooter James Hodgkinson was […]

Democrats’ pathetic bid to swear their way into voters’ hearts | New York Post

Democrats’ pathetic bid to swear their way into voters’ hearts | New York Post. by Post Editorial Board · June 13, 2017 Al D’Amato was once widely known as “Sen. Pothole” for focusing on local issues. Kirsten Gillibrand is earning a different nickname: Sen. Potty-mouth. In recent months, leading Democrats from national chairman Tom Perez on down have been unleashing […]

Alan Dershowitz: Why won’t Mahmoud Abbas accept ‘two states for two peoples’?

Alan Dershowitz: Why won't Mahmoud Abbas accept 'two states for two peoples'?. by Alan Dershowitz, contributor · June 12, 2017 There is a widespread but false belief that Mahmoud Abbas is finally prepared to accept the two-state solution proposed by the U.N. in November 1947 when it divided mandatory Palestine into two areas: one for the Jewish People; the other […]

The Big Collusion Narrative Keeps Melting Down | National Review

The Big Collusion Narrative Keeps Melting Down | National Review. by David French · June 13, 2017 After two days and almost six hours of high-stakes public testimony, I’m struck by the total lack of any compelling claims supporting the “big” collusion narrative, that Russia conspired with Trump or Trump officials to “hack” election. While we certainly aren’t privy to […]

Jeff Sessions denies Russia collusion, defends Comey firing | Fox News

Jeff Sessions denies Russia collusion, defends Comey firing | Fox News. by Barnini Chakraborty Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in dramatic Senate testimony, on Tuesday decried suggestions he colluded with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign as an “appalling and detestable lie” — while staunchly defending his role in the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. “I have never met […]

Fly Better – John Stossel

Fly Better – John Stossel. by John Stossel Wonder why your flight is late? Why planes keep circling? Why even after you’ve landed, you sometimes can’t deplane? Bad weather plays a role, but flying is also nastier because American airports use 50-year-old technology. This shouldn’t surprise us. Government bureaucracies are always slow. That’s as true on the tarmac as everywhere […]

A New Test for China’s Crackdown on Finance – The American Interest

A New Test for China’s Crackdown on Finance – The American Interest. by Benjamin Haddad China’s recent efforts to curb speculation in its property market have brought scores of angry homebuyers onto the streets of Shanghai, the Wall Street Journal reports: In response to skyrocketing home prices, governments in China’s big cities have set limits on the buying of multiple […]

China Advances High-Speed Ramjet Engine

China Advances High-Speed Ramjet Engine. China achieved a breakthrough development for high-speed missiles equipped with a new high-technology ramjet engine, according to state media. The breakthrough was based on two successful flight tests of a solid-fuel ramjet capable of producing hypersonic speeds—4,000 miles per hour or faster, according to a May 31 report in Science and Technology Daily, official newspaper […]

DNC Hackers Targeted Heritage Foundation With Phishing Hacks | The Daily Caller

DNC Hackers Targeted Heritage Foundation With Phishing Hacks | The Daily Caller. by Peter Hasson · June 13, 2017 The same hackers believed to have been behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign chair John Podesta targeted employees at the conservative Heritage Foundation during the run-up to the 2016 election, The Daily Caller has learned. The […]

Articles: Obama and Holder Lied – Brian Terry Died

Articles: Obama and Holder Lied – Brian Terry Died. by Daniel John Sobieski · June 13, 2017 As liberal McCarthyism continues searching for Russian monsters under Trump administration beds, it might serve us well to remember the Obama administration scandals, for which there were no special prosecutors appointed, no grand juries convened, not even a leaked memo to the New […]

U.S. Controversy Over Qatar Is Really A Proxy War Over Iran Deal

U.S. Controversy Over Qatar Is Really A Proxy War Over Iran Deal. by Megan G. Oprea · June 13, 2017 The diplomatic crisis that has seen Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and other Arab Gulf states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar rages on. Qatar, which has long sponsored terrorist groups including Hamas, Hezbollah, and the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood, now faces an embargo […]

Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

Ed Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam. Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam won the Democratic nomination in the closely watched race for governor Tuesday, defeating a more liberal insurgent challenger in a contest to be one of the party’s standard-bearers against President Donald Trump. Northam will face Ed Gillespie in the general election. The former Republican National Committee chairman […]

Iranian official plots attack on U.S. aircraft carrier

Iranian official plots attack on U.S. aircraft carrier. One Iranian official has outlined a strategy through which his nation, with access to the Persian Gulf, could pursue an attack on a U.S. aircraft carrier, a type of vessel that his nation does not possess, according to a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. Iran’s navy does include some submarines and […]

China’s Bullying of Hong Kong Could Get Ugly | The National Interest

China's Bullying of Hong Kong Could Get Ugly | The National Interest. When Chinese president Xi Jinping presides over July 1 ceremonies marking the twentieth anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to mainland sovereignty, some ten thousand security personnel will be on duty to protect him from any public protest he might perceive to be as dangerous or embarrassing. But there […]

Sessions: ‘I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor Against Scurrilous and False Allegations’

Sessions: ‘I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor Against Scurrilous and False Allegations’. At the end of his opening statement to the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday afternoon, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the committee that although he has recused himself from the Russia investigation, he has not recused himself from defending his honor. “I will finish with this,” […]

The Left Is Trying to Rewrite American History. We Must Stop Them.

The Left Is Trying to Rewrite American History. We Must Stop Them.. by Walter E. Williams · June 14, 2017 George Orwell said, “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” In the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, censorship, rewriting of history, and eliminating undesirable people became part of […]

Gay Activist: Orlando Jihad Brought Muslims, LGBTs Together

Gay Activist: Orlando Jihad Brought Muslims, LGBTs Together. by Robert Spencer On the anniversary of the jihad massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, gay activist Scott Simpson wrote in the Advocate — a publication covering LGBT news — that the event has brought Muslims and gays together. He says they are now united as victims against the real […]

A War on Teachers? Let’s Hope So. – Reason.com

A War on Teachers? Let’s Hope So. – Reason.com. by J.D. Tuccille · June 13, 2017 “Are Trump and DeVos waging a war on teachers?” asks the Center for American Progress (CAP). A little reading reveals that by “teachers,” the painfully establishmentarian CAP means one-size-fits-few, government-run institutions. Given that such institutions have spent decades waging their own sort of hostilities […]

Another Iran deal low for the Obama administration | New York Post

Another Iran deal low for the Obama administration | New York Post. by Post Editorial Board · June 12, 2017 Just a week after the US Senate failed to stop the Iran nuclear deal, Tehran launched a major cyberattack on the State Department — and the Obama administration kept it secret. The Washington Free Beacon broke the story last week, […]

The New York Times needs to save whatever dignity it has left | New York Post

The New York Times needs to save whatever dignity it has left | New York Post. by John Crudele · June 13, 2017 What else did the New York Times get wrong? The paper’s already damaged reputation took a big hit last week when former FBI Director James Comey testified before Congress that the Times screwed up in a key […]

In selling Trump’s budget, Mattis faces a skeptical audience on Capitol Hill

In selling Trump's budget, Mattis faces a skeptical audience on Capitol Hill. by Travis J. Tritten · June 13, 2017 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis finished his first round of congressional testimony on the 2018 defense budget Monday night, and it showed the challenge he faces this week in selling President Trump’s plan to lawmakers in the House and Senate. Mattis […]

Trump Travel Ban – Ninth Circuit Ruling Wrong | National Review

Trump Travel Ban – Ninth Circuit Ruling Wrong | National Review. by The Editors · June 12, 2017 It is but a small compliment to a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit to say that the latest judicial ruling against President Trump’s immigration executive order is marginally less awful than the rulings that came before. Rather than determine that the […]

Rigged, Vol. 2 | Fox News

Rigged, Vol. 2 | Fox News. RIGGED, VOL. 2 It looks like things are going to get a lot worse before they get any better. President Trump’s defense team is contemplating some rather drastic steps, perhaps even trying to fire the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is investigating Trump’s 2016 campaign. One of Trump’s lawyers, Jay Sekulow, said on ABC […]

Russia Inquiry All a Little Bit of History Repeating – Debra J. Saunders

Russia Inquiry All a Little Bit of History Repeating – Debra J. Saunders. by Debra J. Saunders If you watched the testimony of former FBI chief James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, you heard Democratic senators refer to Russian attempts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election as a “hostile” act by a “hostile” government, an affront, […]

EVs Struggle in Green Darling Denmark – The American Interest

EVs Struggle in Green Darling Denmark – The American Interest. by Adam Garfinkle Denmark can rightfully boast to be one of the greenest countries in the world, but even in this clean-tech utopia, electric vehicles are struggling to break into the mainstream. EV sales are rising around the world, but they spiked sharply in Denmark. As Bloomberg puts it, “[Denmark’s] […]

David Brock’s Group Aiding D.C./Maryland Suit Against Trump

David Brock's Group Aiding D.C./Maryland Suit Against Trump. Members of a group linked to liberal operative and Hillary Clinton loyalist David Brock are involved in a new lawsuit filed by the Democratic attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland against President Trump over his private businesses. The lawsuit, which was filed Monday in the U.S District Court in […]

Robert Mueller Stocks Staff with Democrat Donors | LifeZette

Robert Mueller Stocks Staff with Democrat Donors | LifeZette. by Brendan Kirby · June 12, 2017 Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich sparked a mini-meltdown in the media Monday with a tweet challenging the fairness of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Gingrich, who also appeared on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” pointed to the early hires special […]

House Keepers | The Weekly Standard

House Keepers | The Weekly Standard. President Trump may not realize it, but he needs House Republicans more than they need him. If they keep the House in next year’s midterm election, Republicans can block Democrats from impeaching him. But if Democrats take over, Republican won’t be able to prevent them from taking up impeachment. Democrats must gain 24 seats […]

WaPo Writes Islamic Terrorism Out Of Pulse Club Shooting | The Daily Caller

WaPo Writes Islamic Terrorism Out Of Pulse Club Shooting | The Daily Caller. by Rachel Stoltzfoos · June 12, 2017 The Washington Post left any mention of Islamic terrorism out of a recounting of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, referring instead to a terrorist shooting 49 people dead in the name of the Islamic State simply as “gun violence.” “A year […]

Sessions steps into Russia crossfire | TheHill

Sessions steps into Russia crossfire | TheHill. by Katie Bo Williams · June 12, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face a grilling Tuesday on Capitol Hill over contacts with Russian officials and his role in President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. Comey thrust Sessions back into the spotlight of the roiling Russia controversy with his incendiary appearance […]

Fed set to raise interest rates, give more detail on balance sheet winddown | Reuters

Fed set to raise interest rates, give more detail on balance sheet winddown | Reuters. by Lindsay Dunsmuir · June 13, 2017 WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise its benchmark interest rate this week due to a tightening labor market and may also provide more detail on its plans to shrink the mammoth bond portfolio it […]

Thousands of Americans in 20 cities ‘March Against Shariah’

Thousands of Americans in 20 cities ‘March Against Shariah’. Act for America‘s “March Against Shariah” unfolded in more than 20 American cities Saturday, with the group’s chairman declaring great momentum from the events and blasting the groups behind the counter-protests in several locations. “The growth out of this movement has been phenomenal. We have added 250,000 followers to Act for […]

Trump Is Winning His War on Washington | The National Interest

Trump Is Winning His War on Washington | The National Interest. It is easy to forget that the credibility battle between President Trump and James Comey is just the latest round in Donald Trump’s long struggle to overwhelm, single-handedly at first, the entire national political power structure. No one who followed closely really believed that the war was over on […]

College Graduates Are Flocking to Right to Work States

College Graduates Are Flocking to Right to Work States. Federal data on the American workforce and employment and unemployment rates show that, even as our country’s economy experienced during the Obama presidency its most anemic recovery since the Great Depression, employer demand for college-educated employees continued to rise at a surprisingly rapid clip. From 2009 to 2015, the total population […]

Trump on Course to Achieve Conservative Policy Victories, His Legislative Point Man Says

Trump on Course to Achieve Conservative Policy Victories, His Legislative Point Man Says. by Katrina Willis · June 12, 2017 The Trump administration has made good progress on issues of importance to conservatives, despite pushback from the left, the president’s legislative point man told a gathering of Christian conservatives. “Do we have all the major things we wanted to get […]

Intersectionality: BLM Halts Toronto Pride Parade

Intersectionality: BLM Halts Toronto Pride Parade. by Tom Knighton If you ask a social justice jihadi, everyone besides straight white males is oppressed, period. But Leftist groups that don’t fit one of those descriptors are lately engaged in a battle for oppression supremacy, which PhD sociologists with no other marketable skills refer to as “intersectionality.” For those of us who […]

Cruz Goes From ‘Lucifer’ to Dealmaker in Health-Care Overhaul – Bloomberg

Cruz Goes From ‘Lucifer’ to Dealmaker in Health-Care Overhaul – Bloomberg. Ted Cruz is trying a radically new role: dealmaker. The first-term senator from Texas is seeking to unite warring wings of the Republican Party around an effort to kill Obamacare and is showing a new willingness to compromise with colleagues to devise a replacement plan. Ted CruzPhotographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg […]

Prosecute Comey? | The American Spectator

Prosecute Comey? | The American Spectator. by F.H. Buckley · June 10, 2017 One of the questions that emerges from Thursday’s extraordinary Senate hearings was whether James Comey breached any legal or moral duties in leaking his story to the press, as he did through Daniel Richman, his friend at Columbia Law School. One of those moral lapses might have […]

Infrastructure Projects, Environmental Delays & Philip Howard’s Solution | National Review

Infrastructure Projects, Environmental Delays & Philip Howard’s Solution | National Review. by George Will · June 10, 2017 Sensing that his Scottish enemies had blundered at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650, Oliver Cromwell said, “The Lord hath delivered them into our hands.” Philip K. Howard, were he the exulting type, could rejoice that some of his adversaries have taken […]

Trump, in Miami speech, set to roll back Obama’s Cuba policy | Fox News

Trump, in Miami speech, set to roll back Obama's Cuba policy | Fox News. by Serafin Gómez President Trump will head to Miami on Friday, home to a large and influential Cuban-American community, to unveil his administration’s new Cuba policy — which will roll back central parts of his predecessor’s efforts to normalize ties with the Communist island nation, according […]

Another Failed Attempt to Defend Sharia Law and Islam – Michael Brown

Another Failed Attempt to Defend Sharia Law and Islam – Michael Brown. by Michael Brown On Saturday, June 10, there were marches against sharia (i.e., Islamic law) in at least 20 cities in America. But according to the Bridge Initiative Team, these marches were both misinformed and misguided. “In reality,” we are told, “these protests are motivated by Islamophobia. They […]

China’s Belt and Road Hits A Snag In Myanmar – The American Interest

China’s Belt and Road Hits A Snag In Myanmar – The American Interest. by Andrew A. Michta China has been placing big bets on Myanmar recently, as it seeks to build crucial energy infrastructure for its Belt and Road initiative and regain influence after the country cozied up to Washington during the Obama years. As Reuters reports, however, China’s best-laid […]

Mukasey: Comey Didn’t Show Trump Obstructing Justice | The Daily Caller

Mukasey: Comey Didn't Show Trump Obstructing Justice | The Daily Caller. Former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Sunday that nothing former FBI Director James Comey laid out in his testimony on Thursday showed President Trump committing obstruction of justice. Mukasey, who served as attorney general under George W. Bush from 2007 until 2009, said the president’s actions were “improper” […]

Articles: The Murdoch Boys and the Future of Fox News

Articles: The Murdoch Boys and the Future of Fox News. by Peter Barry Chowka · June 12, 2017 The Fake News-inspired perception that existential problems are enveloping the Trump Administration is expanding and deepening. As this questionable meme takes hold, it appears that the current toxic political climate is drawing more anti-Trump viewers to the partisan attack “resistance” programs that […]

Senate GOP sees path to ObamaCare repeal | TheHill

Senate GOP sees path to ObamaCare repeal | TheHill. by Peter Sullivan · June 11, 2017 A path is emerging for Senate Republicans to pass their ObamaCare repeal bill, even though there are major obstacles ahead. Critically, Senate moderates are indicating that they can agree to ending the additional federal funds for ObamaCare’s expansion of Medicaid, albeit on a slower […]

You gotta love Trump’s sense of humor

You gotta love Trump’s sense of humor. When I first heard about Donald Trump’s solar-powered border wall, I really thought it was a joke. Question: “So how did Trump sell the idea of a border wall to ‘progressives’?” Answer: “By covering the wall with solar panels.” But it turns out it’s no joke. It’s just an example of Trump’s political […]

This Is How Chinese Spying Inside the U.S. Government Really Works | The National Interest

This Is How Chinese Spying Inside the U.S. Government Really Works | The National Interest. The Department of Justice on March 29 unsealed a criminal complaint against Candace Claiborne, an office-management specialist with the U.S. Department of State, who is now facing charges related to concealing a relationship with Chinese intelligence. The extended fifty-nine-page affidavit catalogues Claiborne’s alleged relationship with […]

Sessions Cleans House, Ends Diversion of Settlements to Left-Wing Activists

Sessions Cleans House, Ends Diversion of Settlements to Left-Wing Activists. On June 5, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions prohibited Justice Department lawyers from diverting legal settlement funds to special interest groups outside the government that were neither victims of any wrongdoing, nor parties to such lawsuits. As legal commentator Walter Olson notes, “This is terrific news and a major step […]

Corruption and Collusion: Obama, Comey, and the Press | Klavan On The Culture

Corruption and Collusion: Obama, Comey, and the Press | Klavan On The Culture. by Andrew Klavan · June 11, 2017 It now seems clear that Barack Obama was a corrupt machine politician in the worst Chicago mold. He used the IRS to silence his enemies, and the Justice Department to protect his friends. His two major “achievements” — a health […]

We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier – Reason.com

We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier – Reason.com. But permission to deploy it would not. The government would not allocate spectrum to realize the engineers’ vision of “cellular radio” until 1982, and licenses authorizing the service would not be fully distributed for another seven years. That’s one heck of a bureaucratic delay. Primitive Phones and Spectrum-Hoarding Before there […]

Tech firms could do more to help stop the jihadists

Tech firms could do more to help stop the jihadists. THREE jihadist attacks in Britain in as many months have led to a flood of suggestions about how to fight terrorism, from more police and harsher jail sentences to new legal powers. But one idea has gained momentum in both Europe and America—that internet firms are doing the jihadists’ work […]

Comey’s ‘truth’ crusade is really an anti-Trump one | New York Post

Comey’s ‘truth’ crusade is really an anti-Trump one | New York Post. by Michael Goodwin · June 11, 2017 As we sift through the rubble of the James Comey ­ hearing, I  have a confession to make: My descriptions of the former FBI boss as J. Edgar Comey are accurate but incomplete. By his actions, Comey reveals himself to be a fellow traveler […]

Who Will Police the Police: The Comey Testimonies – American Greatness

Who Will Police the Police: The Comey Testimonies – American Greatness. · by Victor Davis Hanson · June 10, 2017 Former FBI Director James Comey earnestly lectures about the inaccuracy of leaks and laments that it is not the purview of disinterested federal agencies to correct such erroneous information that the press such as the New York Times recklessly publishes. […]

Byron York: Five notes on Trump’s current predicament

Byron York: Five notes on Trump's current predicament. The danger President Trump faces from the various investigations into the Trump-Russia matter has changed dramatically in recent weeks. If you’re a Republican and you still believe the critical question is whether Trump or his associates colluded with Russians to influence the 2016 election — if you still think that, you’re behind […]

Comey testimony leaves questions unanswered about anti-Trump dossier | Fox News

Comey testimony leaves questions unanswered about anti-Trump dossier | Fox News. by Pamela K. Browne, While Thursday’s testimony by James Comey focused on his private discussions with President Trump, the fired FBI director still faces questions posed months ago over links between the bureau and a British ex-spy’s mysterious – and unverified – anti-Trump dossier. Comey was asked about the […]

After His Testimony, It’s Clear Comey Deserved To Be Fired – Derek Hunter

After His Testimony, It’s Clear Comey Deserved To Be Fired – Derek Hunter. by Derek Hunter One thing is certain from watching former FBI director James Comey’s testimony Thursday: He really, really likes himself. Billed by some on the left as “the last honest man in Washington,” which is funny because last year they were calling for his head, Comey […]

Here Comes the Global Gas Market – The American Interest

Here Comes the Global Gas Market – The American Interest. Natural gas may share the title of “hydrocarbon” with oil, and it may be a fossil fuel, but that’s about where the similarities end. For both suppliers and consumers, there’s no greater distinction between the two than how they are sold. The oil market is the most interconnected commodity market […]

Tillerson: “Humanitarian Consequences” to Isolation of Qatar | The Weekly Standard

Tillerson: "Humanitarian Consequences" to Isolation of Qatar | The Weekly Standard. Secretary of state calls on Saudi Arabia and others to end their economic blockade of the emirate. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar earlier this week, ostensibly over the small emirate’s financing of terrorism. Sorry, you’ve reached the limit on the […]

Congressman: Trump Fired Comey, Now Do The Same To Koskinen | The Daily Caller

Congressman: Trump Fired Comey, Now Do The Same To Koskinen | The Daily Caller. Congressman Ron DeSantis from Florida says in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation that the FBI has a “fresh start” following James Comey’s firing, and now it’s time President Donald Trump clean out the IRS, starting with Commissioner John Koskinen. In this wide-ranging […]

Articles: Loretta Lynch, Swamp Thing

Articles: Loretta Lynch, Swamp Thing. by Daniel John Sobieski · June 10, 2017 Arguably, the most interesting part of the testimony of James Comey, the cowardly lion of the criminal justice system, before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday is not that President Trump was cleared of even a smidgeon of corruption and obstruction of justice but that President Obama’s […]

Senate Moderates Say They Are Closer on Health Care

Senate Moderates Say They Are Closer on Health Care. By Andrew Siddons and Sandhya Raman, CQ Roll Call Moderate Republicans on Thursday said they were getting closer to supporting an emerging Senate health package but are continuing to press for a slower phaseout of the Medicaid expansion than the House-passed bill set out. The Medicaid expansion question seems to remain […]

Time’s running out! GOP has only 3 months to pass health reform

Time’s running out! GOP has only 3 months to pass health reform. Republicans in the Senate have been pouring cold water on expectations of producing a health-care reform bill anytime soon, but a leading health-care expert says the GOP realistically has just over three months to get it done. “If they’re going to do this with only 51 votes in […]

Trump’s EPA Chief Backs Approach to Science That Could Upend the Global Warming ‘Consensus’

Trump’s EPA Chief Backs Approach to Science That Could Upend the Global Warming ‘Consensus’. by Michael Bastasch · June 8, 2017 Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt reignited a long simmering debate over a method of scientific inquiry that could upset the supposed “consensus” on man-made global warming. In an interview with Breitbart’s Joel Pollak on Monday, Pruitt said he […]

Ellison: Anti-Sharia Marchers ‘Imposing Their Religion’

Ellison: Anti-Sharia Marchers 'Imposing Their Religion'. by Nicholas Ballasy WASHINGTON – House Democrats slammed this weekend’s “March Against Sharia” protests in 23 cities across the country and urged the White House to denounce the events. “We need to stand up together against the protests. We reject these marches for hate,” said Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) during a press conference Thursday […]

Armless Droid Calls Cops After Being Assaulted by Drunken Man – Reason.com

Armless Droid Calls Cops After Being Assaulted by Drunken Man – Reason.com. The large, pyramidal robot can’t have been easy to overturn. But Sylvain, whom a police spokesperson later described as “confused, [with] red, glassy eyes and a strong odor of alcohol emit[ting] from him,” persevered. Upon finding itself topsy-turvy, the unarmed bot did what anyone would do: It called […]

On Display In Russia Hearings, Democrats’ Trump-Hatred Is Worthy Of Captain Ahab | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

On Display In Russia Hearings, Democrats' Trump-Hatred Is Worthy Of Captain Ahab | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD. by Investor’s Business Daily · June 8, 2017 Trump And Russia: If there’s one thing Congress’ Russia hearings have shown, it’s that President Trump has driven the Democratic Party and far-left media to near insanity. How else can you […]

Trump is dismantling Obama’s workplace law legacy

Trump is dismantling Obama's workplace law legacy. The White House is systematically dismantling former President Barack Obama’s legacy on labor and employment regulations, reversing course on changes Obama made to overtime law, business liability, federal contract bidding and worker exposure to harmful circumstances, among other policies. The latest move came late Thursday when the Labor Department announced it would start […]

OPINION: The damaging case against James Comey | TheHill

OPINION: The damaging case against James Comey | TheHill. by Jonathan Turley, opinion contributor · June 9, 2017 The testimony of James Comey proved long on atmospherics and short on ethics. While many were riveted by Comey’s discussion of his discomfort in meetings with President Trump, most seemed to miss the fact that Comey was describing his own conduct in […]

Trump’s Pentagon filling top jobs after slow start

Trump's Pentagon filling top jobs after slow start. by Jamie McIntyre · June 10, 2017 For months after President Trump’s inauguration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was the only Senate-confirmed appointee from the new administration at the Pentagon. But after a slow start, Trump’s Pentagon says key positions, including dozens of jobs that don’t require congressional confirmation, are being filled. “It’s […]

Bernie Sanders’s Russell Vought Questioning: Religious Ignorance Breeds Progressive Intolerance | National Review

Bernie Sanders’s Russell Vought Questioning: Religious Ignorance Breeds Progressive Intolerance | National Review. by David French · June 10, 2017 If your political sun has been rising and setting on the cage match between Donald Trump and James Comey, there’s an ominous little story that you might have missed. In an otherwise-uneventful Senate hearing for Russell Vought, Trump’s nominee to […]

Comey fallout: Similarities in Times article, testimony could bolster Trump claims | Fox News

Comey fallout: Similarities in Times article, testimony could bolster Trump claims | Fox News. by Cody Derespina Lawyers for President Trump shot down ex-FBI Director James Comey’s claim that a tweet from the commander-in-chief prompted him to leak a memo detailing a private conversation with Trump – and a close examination of a pre-tweet New York Times story may bolster […]

James Comey Has His High Noon Moment Before Senate – Debra J. Saunders

James Comey Has His High Noon Moment Before Senate – Debra J. Saunders. by Debra J. Saunders WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was right about this much: As he told NBC’s Lester Holt last month, former FBI chief James Comey, whom Trump had just fired, is a “showboat.” As he sat before the Senate Intelligence Committee about to testify Thursday, […]

Did Israel Just Win the British Election? – The American Interest

Did Israel Just Win the British Election? – The American Interest. It looks like Theresa May will stay Prime Minister, for now. May announced that she will be forming a government with the Democratic Unionists: The prime minister is expected to see the Queen at about 12.30pm on Friday to confirm that a deal is in place. It follows extensive […]

Democrats Love Comey Again

Democrats Love Comey Again. Back in November, Democrats were blaming former FBI Director James Comey for Hillary Clinton’s historic election loss to political newcomer Donald Trump. Clinton supporters continued to castigate Comey as Trump officially entered the White House and started to govern. Fast forward to the present, however, and Democrats cannot stop praising Comey for his integrity and strength. […]

Comey v. Trump | The Weekly Standard

Comey v. Trump | The Weekly Standard. It’s not hard to understand why Donald Trump was frustrated with FBI director James Comey. In the weeks before the inauguration and the weeks that followed, Comey repeatedly told Trump that he was not under investigation as part of the FBI’s probe into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 election. But when Trump […]

Trump To Announce New Cuban Policy Next Week In Miami | The Daily Caller

Trump To Announce New Cuban Policy Next Week In Miami | The Daily Caller. President Donald Trump will announce a rollback of parts of Barack Obama’s Cuban policy next Friday in Miami, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. The Daily Caller was the first to report that the president is set to reverse policies enacting by Obama […]

Articles: Dismissing Third-Party Voters

Articles: Dismissing Third-Party Voters. by Evan Boudreau · June 10, 2017 Despite her notorious reputation for cautiously sticking to talking points, including reading from prepared scripts in cahoots with friendly interviewers, Secretary Hillary Clinton recently spoke off the cuff to New York magazine about ideological diversity and third-party voters. When asked about MSNBC hiring Pulitzer Prize winners George Will and […]

Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Think Christians Are Fit For Public Office

Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Think Christians Are Fit For Public Office. by John Daniel Davidson · June 9, 2017 While the nation’s capital was twittering with excitement on Wednesday about former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, something far more outrageous was underway in another Senate hearing: Sen. Bernie Sanders, in a blatant violation of Article VI […]

McConnell Basks in GOP Victory on Courts

McConnell Basks in GOP Victory on Courts. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that the current vacancies in the U.S. court system will allow President Donald Trump to have the longest impact on the future of the country and vowed to continue to push through his nominees, regardless of any opposition from Democrats. The comments delivered to the Faith […]

After sowing doubts, Trump backs NATO mutual defense under charter | Reuters

After sowing doubts, Trump backs NATO mutual defense under charter | Reuters. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he backs the NATO charter’s demand that all members be prepared to defend each other, weeks after jarring allies by not restating U.S. support for the agreement. At a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump said he supports […]

Trump slaps Comey with ‘leaker’ label, but legal fight far from clear – POLITICO

Trump slaps Comey with 'leaker' label, but legal fight far from clear – POLITICO. by Todd S. Purdum · June 9, 2017 A finding that former FBI Director James Comey breached FBI rules could do some damage to his reputation. However, there’s no history of cases like this being prosecuted criminally, lawyers said. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO President Donald Trump […]

IS propaganda hard hit by killings, battlefield setbacks

IS propaganda hard hit by killings, battlefield setbacks. Supported by crutches and a fellow Islamic State jihadi, Abu Shuaib al-Maslawi hopped on his left leg toward the explosives-laden black SUV that he would minutes later plow into a group of Iraqi troops in the northern city of Mosul. Then, turning toward the camera, the one-legged suicide bomber spoke his final […]

Americans marked for ‘death’ in fight over Islam

Americans marked for ‘death’ in fight over Islam. Speakers at the anti-Sharia rallies set for Saturday are receiving death threats and an American patriotic group has responded by agreeing to provide private security for the event. ACT! For America is sponsoring the anti-Sharia, pro-freedom rallies in 28 cities in 19 states Saturday beginning at around 10 a.m. in most venues […]

The Phony War Against Donald Trump | The National Interest

The Phony War Against Donald Trump | The National Interest. James Comey’s public testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee revealed both more and less than expected. It revealed less than expected by President Trump’s critics: Comey related no other incidents as eyebrow-raising as his account of when Trump asked him, in discussing the investigation of Mike Flynn, to “let this […]

Comey: ‘I ‘Was Confused,’ ‘Stunned,’ Lacked ‘Presence of Mind’ as FBI Director

Comey: ‘I ‘Was Confused,’ ‘Stunned,’ Lacked ‘Presence of Mind’ as FBI Director. In Senate testimony Thursday, James Comey portrayed himself as someone who was “confused,” “stunned,” lacking “presence of mind” and not “strong” enough during his tenure as FBI director. Comey also pleaded ignorance, declaring “I don’t know” on 45 different occasions during his appearance in the Senate Intelligence Committee […]

Al Gore Claims Climate Change Effects are Apocalyptic

Al Gore Claims Climate Change Effects are Apocalyptic. by John Ellis Al Gore has a long, inglorious history of making absurd pronouncements about both himself and climate change. When not tied up with things like “inventing” the Internet, Gore is busy jet-setting around the world, stomping his sizeable carbon footprint anywhere that he can find a platform. Among other predictions […]

James Comey’s Passion Play – WSJ

James Comey’s Passion Play – WSJ. James Comey’s first post-FBI appearance in front of the Senate on Thursday turned out to be a political anticlimax, with no major revelations about the alleged Trump-Russia nexus or the President’s supposed attempt to derail the investigation. But nearly three hours of testimony did expose the methods of the highly political former FBI director. […]

James Comey had a tough day on Capitol Hill – Washington Times

James Comey had a tough day on Capitol Hill – Washington Times. One day of huffing, another day of puffing, and we’re just about where we were. Half of us want Donald Trump’s presidency to succeed, whether we like everything about the Donald or not, and the other half regards him as the anti-Christ. James Comey’s big day before the […]

Trump is dismantling Obama’s workplace law legacy

Trump is dismantling Obama's workplace law legacy. by Sean Higgins · June 9, 2017 The White House is systematically dismantling former President Barack Obama’s legacy on labor and employment regulations, reversing course on changes Obama made to overtime law, business liability, federal contract bidding and worker exposure to harmful circumstances, among other policies. The latest move came late Thursday when […]

James Comey Testimony — Obstruction of Justice Not Proven | National Review

James Comey Testimony — Obstruction of Justice Not Proven | National Review. by The Editors · June 8, 2017 James Comey’s much-anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee largely confirmed what we knew already. The former FBI director painted a deeply unflattering portrait of the president, as self-serving and dishonest. Comey said that he felt compelled to carefully document his […]

Is College Worth It? Increasing Numbers Say No – Michael Barone

Is College Worth It? Increasing Numbers Say No – Michael Barone. by Michael Barone “Too many people are going to college,” writes my American Enterprise Institute colleague Charles Murray. That’s not a response to the mob of students who attacked him and the liberal professor who had invited him to speak back in March at Middlebury College. It’s the title […]

Iraqi Kurdistan Gets Ready for Independence Referendum – The American Interest

Iraqi Kurdistan Gets Ready for Independence Referendum – The American Interest. The Kurdistan Regional Government has set a date for its referendum declaring independence from Iraq. As Rudaw reports: On Wednesday June 7, 2017, the high-ranking representatives of the political parties within the parliament and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in attendance with the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime […]

Former Official: Obama Admin ‘Systematically Disbanded’ Units Investigating Iran’s Terrorism Financing Networks

Former Official: Obama Admin 'Systematically Disbanded' Units Investigating Iran's Terrorism Financing Networks. The Obama administration “systematically disbanded” law enforcement investigative units across the federal government focused on disrupting Iranian, Syrian, and Venezuelan terrorism financing networks out of concern the work could cause friction with Iranian officials and scuttle the nuclear deal with Iran, according to a former U.S. official who […]

Iranian Drone Shadows U.S. Forces In Syria Day Before Attack – Washington Free Beacon

Iranian Drone Shadows U.S. Forces In Syria Day Before Attack – Washington Free Beacon. Iran released video footage showing a drone shadowing U.S. military forces operating in Syria just a day before an unmanned aerial vehicle launched a strike on American forces in the war-torn country, a move that has raised concerns among U.S. officials about the Islamic Republic’s increasing […]

Comey: Loretta Lynch Attempted to Influence Clinton Email Investigation | The Weekly Standard

Comey: Loretta Lynch Attempted to Influence Clinton Email Investigation | The Weekly Standard. Today’s hearing with James Comey contains at least one rather revealing nugget unrelated to the Trump-Russia investigation—that the Obama Justice Department improperly tried to influence the the Clinton email investigation: SEN. BURR: The decision to publically roll out with your results on the email, was your decision […]

Comey Admits He Orchestrated Leaks To New York Times | The Daily Caller

Comey Admits He Orchestrated Leaks To New York Times | The Daily Caller. Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged that he orchestrated the leak of a memorandum detailing his private interactions with President Donald Trump during testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Thursday morning. “I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with […]

House passes sweeping bill to strip back financial rules | TheHill

House passes sweeping bill to strip back financial rules | TheHill. by Sylvan Lane · June 8, 2017 The House of Representatives on Thursday passed sweeping legislation to strip and replace much of the financial regulations passed under President Obama after the 2008 financial crisis. The House passed the Financial CHOICE Act 233-186, along party lines. The bill is not […]

Drone War Heats Up in the Skies Over Syria

Drone War Heats Up in the Skies Over Syria. by Adam Rawnsley · June 9, 2017 The U.S.-led coalition’s downing of Iran’s Predator-sized Shahed-129 steps up a drone war that is only likely to intensify as ISIS crumbles in Syria. Rodi Said/Reuters The U.S.-led coalition in Syria has shot down the pride of Iran’s drone fleet, heating up the little-noticed […]

British shock: PM May’s election gamble appears to backfire

British shock: PM May's British Prime Minister Theresa May’s gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, with her Conservative Party on the verge of losing its majority in Parliament. Opposition politicians called for May to resign, and pressure to quit also mounted within her own party. The result looks set to trigger a period of […]

‘Mental illness’ blamed in recent attacks ‘for Allah’

‘Mental illness’ blamed in recent attacks ‘for Allah’. While police continue to investigate the Manchester and London Bridge jihadist attacks, several incidents this week conducted in the name of Allah by Muslims in Europe have gained considerably less attention, dismissed as irrational acts of the mentally ill. In London, a man roamed a heavily Jewish area Thursday morning shouting “Allah […]

AG Jeff Sessions Just Stopped the DOJ from Robbing the Public

AG Jeff Sessions Just Stopped the DOJ from Robbing the Public. It might seem strange to see a headline stating that the U.S. attorney general has stopped the Justice Department from robbing the public, but that is exactly what Attorney General Jeff Sessions just did. In a memorandum dated June 5, 2017 that was directed to the head of each […]

Trump’s EPA Chief Backs Approach to Science That Could Upend the Global Warming ‘Consensus’

Trump’s EPA Chief Backs Approach to Science That Could Upend the Global Warming ‘Consensus’. by Michael Bastasch · June 8, 2017 Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt reignited a long simmering debate over a method of scientific inquiry that could upset the supposed “consensus” on man-made global warming. In an interview with Breitbart’s Joel Pollak on Monday, Pruitt said he […]

Reality Winner Wanted to Burn WH Down & Join Taliban

Reality Winner Wanted to Burn WH Down & Join Taliban. by Debra Heine Reality Winner, the Bernie-supporting, Trump-hating social justice warrior who was charged with leaking classified documents to The Intercept, apparently wanted to be an Islamic terrorist, according to evidence seized from her home. Winner allegedly stole the classified material from her employer, Pluribus International, an Augusta, Georgia-based defense […]

The ‘Independent’ Mr. Comey – WSJ

The ‘Independent’ Mr. Comey – WSJ. The Senate Intelligence Committee released James Comey’s prepared testimony a day early on Wednesday, and it looks like a test of whether Washington can apprehend reality except as another Watergate. Perhaps the defrocked FBI director has a bombshell still to drop. But far from documenting an abuse of power by President Trump, his prepared […]

Comey’s testimony isn’t enough to impeach Trump

Comey's testimony isn't enough to impeach Trump. by Jonathan Turley, Opinion columnist The president’s actions may have been wildly inappropriate, but they are not enough to establish a strong criminal case. President Trump and FBI Director James Comey on Jan. 22, 2017. (Photo: Pool photo by Andrew Harrer) The release of former FBI director James Comey’s testimony on Wednesday was […]

Saudi Arabia Threat: Qatar Denied FIFA World Cup 2022 | National Review

Saudi Arabia Threat: Qatar Denied FIFA World Cup 2022 | National Review. by Michael Brendan Dougherty · June 8, 2017 Now that Qatar is embroiled in controversy with nearly the entire Sunni Islamic world, led by Saudi Arabia, the 2022 FIFA World Cup is suddenly at risk. You almost have to laugh, as this very fact reveals Saudi Arabia’s considerable […]

Republican voters sticking with Trump ahead of James Comey, Georgia special election

Republican voters sticking with Trump ahead of James Comey, Georgia special election. by David M. Drucker · June 8, 2017 ROSWELL, Ga. — Republicans set to vote in a crucial special congressional election are sticking by President Trump and Karen Handel, the GOP nominee, unmoved by the daily drumbeat of scandal from the White House. In interviews Wednesday, Republicans in […]

Comey for the Record | National Review

Comey for the Record | National Review. by Rich Lowry · June 7, 2017 Comey’s statement for the record is out. A couple of things jump out: Comey did tell Trump he wasn’t being investigated: During the dinner, the President returned to the salacious material I had briefed him about on January 6, and, as he had done previously, expressed […]

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray to be FBI director | Fox News

Trump to nominate Christopher Wray to be FBI director | Fox News. President Trump on Wednesday said he intends to nominate former assistant attorney general Christopher Wray to be the next FBI director. Wray, currently a litigation partner at King & Spalding, would replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who took over when James Comey was fired by Trump in […]

Ending the Federal Monopoly on Regulation – Scott Rasmussen

Ending the Federal Monopoly on Regulation – Scott Rasmussen. by Scott Rasmussen Not too long ago, Democrats complained about Republican governors and state legislators using their authority to fight Obamacare. Now, those same Democrats are encouraging state and local officials to fight President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris treaty on climate change. Such hypocrisy is, of course, bipartisan. Republicans who […]

Parties Point Fingers as Obamacare Meltdown Continues – The American Interest

Parties Point Fingers as Obamacare Meltdown Continues – The American Interest. by Andrew A. Michta The Obamacare insurance markets have suffered yet another major blow. The Wall Street Journal reports: Anthem Inc. said it will pull out of the health-insurance exchange in Ohio next year, leaving a second region of the country poised to have no marketplace options under the […]

Comey Assured Trump Three Times He Was Not Being Personally Investigated

Comey Assured Trump Three Times He Was Not Being Personally Investigated. The Senate Intelligence Committee released James Comey’s prepared testimony a day early on Wednesday, and it looks like a test of whether Washington can apprehend reality except as another Watergate. Perhaps the defrocked FBI director has a bombshell still to drop. But far from documenting an abuse of power […]

The ‘Independent’ Mr. Comey – WSJ

The ‘Independent’ Mr. Comey – WSJ. The Senate Intelligence Committee released James Comey’s prepared testimony a day early on Wednesday, and it looks like a test of whether Washington can apprehend reality except as another Watergate. Perhaps the defrocked FBI director has a bombshell still to drop. But far from documenting an abuse of power by President Trump, his prepared […]

The Three Questions James Comey Must Answer | The Weekly Standard

The Three Questions James Comey Must Answer | The Weekly Standard. On Wednesday, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released the prepared opening statement of former FBI director James Comey, kickstarting the most anticipated event in Washington since President Trump’s inauguration. Comey’s statement confirms previous reports about his multiple one-on-one meetings with Trump—that the president asked Comey to “let go” […]

Twitter Users Mad That Clinton Book Evokes Slavery Imagery | The Daily Caller

Twitter Users Mad That Clinton Book Evokes Slavery Imagery | The Daily Caller. An excerpt from Hillary Clinton’s famous 1996 book “It Takes A Village” has been circulating online and courting controversy for its depiction of prison inmates working at the Arkansas governor’s mansion. Posted by activist Jeanette Jing, the first-person passage describes how Clinton “enforced rules strictly and sent […]

Articles: Islamofascists and Marxists versus Trump…and Each Other

Articles: Islamofascists and Marxists versus Trump…and Each Other. by James Lewis · June 8, 2017 It was Admiral James Lyons who warned us about jihadist infiltration into the U.S. government and media. Every American with a non-P.C. brain should reread his words. Jihad infiltration is not a new thing. The Soviet KGB infiltrated the United States in the 1940s and […]

House poised for vote to dismantle Dodd-Frank | TheHill

House poised for vote to dismantle Dodd-Frank | TheHill. by Sylvan Lane · June 7, 2017 House Republicans on Thursday are poised to pass legislation that would roll back numerous financial regulations passed by Democrats after the 2008 financial crisis. The bill from House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), known as the Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, […]

Trump aides tell him to keep Sessions as U.S. attorney general: sources | Reuters

Trump aides tell him to keep Sessions as U.S. attorney general: sources | Reuters. by Julia Edwards Ainsley · June 8, 2017 WASHINGTON Aides to President Donald Trump are urging him not to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions despite rifts between the two men, sources familiar with internal White House conversations said on Wednesday. Media reports that Sessions recently offered […]

Trump ‘all in’ on Senate Obamacare repeal – POLITICO

Trump ‘all in’ on Senate Obamacare repeal – POLITICO. by Burgess Everett · June 7, 2017 On Tuesday, President Donald Trump urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to follow through on an aggressive timetable for repealing the law in order to turn to tax reform. | Getty President Donald Trump is increasingly invested in Senate passage of a bill to […]

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills. North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles Thursday, South Korea’s military said, in a continuation of defiant launches as it seeks to build a nuclear missile capable of reaching the continental United States. The projectiles were fired from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and likely flew about […]

Stunning! Senate OKs U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem resolution 90-to-0

Stunning! Senate OKs U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem resolution 90-to-0. The U.S. Senate, in an extremely rare moment of action without any opposition, has adopted a resolution calling on President Trump to abide by a 1995 law that calls for the U.S. Embassy to be in Jerusalem. The vote actually was 90-0, with Sens. Michael Bennet of Colorado, Cory Booker of […]

Trump Will Reverse Damage Done by Obama’s Cuba Policy | The National Interest

Trump Will Reverse Damage Done by Obama's Cuba Policy | The National Interest. If “America First” means anything, it must mean preventing a virulently anti-American criminal enterprise from perpetuating its existence next door and reproducing itself throughout the hemisphere. And since this is precisely what President Obama’s opening to the Castros accomplished, President Trump is duty-bound to reverse this mistake. […]

Federally Funded Filmmaker Does Pro-Trans Teen Documentary for PBS

Federally Funded Filmmaker Does Pro-Trans Teen Documentary for PBS. The Independent Television Service (ITVS)–a federally funded film-making company, whose existence is mandated by federal law and which received more than $86 million from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting over the last five fiscal years on record—has produced a pro-sex-change documentary entitled “Real Boy.” The Public Broadcasting Service will broadcast the […]

Justice Department Ends Government Bankrolling of Liberal Groups in Legal Settlements

Justice Department Ends Government Bankrolling of Liberal Groups in Legal Settlements. by Rachel del Guidice · June 7, 2017 The federal government no longer will make settlement agreements with any person or organization not directly involved in a legal dispute, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Wednesday. The move by Sessions abolished a practice that has funneled likely millions of dollars […]

UN Secretary-General Guterres Repeats Lies About Israel

UN Secretary-General Guterres Repeats Lies About Israel. by P. David Hornik At this time 50 years ago, Israel was fighting the Six Day War and conquering territories. Since then it has returned the Sinai to Egypt, withdrawn from Gaza, retained control of the Golan Heights, and created a self-governing Palestinian entity in part of the West Bank while retaining overall […]

Saudis bring the pain to Qatar

Saudis bring the pain to Qatar. by Ilan Berman, Opinion contributor · June 6, 2017 While claiming to be an ally, the Persian Gulf state sent money to our enemies such as the Taliban and Hamas. Emir of Qatar Tamim al-Thani, center. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) Just weeks after the President Trump’s inaugural tour of the Middle East, which included significant […]

On travel ban: Partisan judges put U.S. in danger

On travel ban: Partisan judges put U.S. in danger. In an interview two weeks ago, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that if people knew what he knows about terrorism, they would “never leave the house in the morning.” Since 1980, 44 travel bans have been instituted by Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George Bush […]

Who’s Conspiracy Mongering Now? – WSJ

Who’s Conspiracy Mongering Now? – WSJ. By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. June 6, 2017 7:41 p.m. ET 90 COMMENTS The president who tweeted last week to complain about his “covfefe” last year ran a campaign. Whatever you like to believe about certain Trump companions and their conversations with Russian persons, nothing about it suggested an organization capable of participating in […]

Karen Handel blasts Jon Ossoff as Pelosi clone while Trump rarely comes up

Karen Handel blasts Jon Ossoff as Pelosi clone while Trump rarely comes up. by David M. Drucker · June 6, 2017 ATLANTA — Republican Karen Handel accused Democrat Jon Ossoff of being a Nancy Pelosi clone in a televised prime-time debate that saw her go on the attack as if she has ground to make up in the highly competitive […]

London Terrorist Attack Draws Indecent Media Response | National Review

London Terrorist Attack Draws Indecent Media Response | National Review. by Michael Brendan Dougherty · June 7, 2017 Imagine if Saturday’s three London Bridge killers had been British Nationalist party thugs, ramming their car through a Pakistani neighborhood. Would a single decent person have heard the news and immediately said, “Well, this number of dead people is statistically insignificant compared […]

Who is Reality Winner? Accused leaker wanted to ‘resist’ Trump | Fox News

Who is Reality Winner? Accused leaker wanted to ‘resist’ Trump | Fox News. by Brooke Singman The alleged leaker accused of feeding a classified report to an online news site has a colorful history on social media that lays bare her political leanings as an environmentalist who wanted to “resist” President Trump. Reality Winner, 25, is a contractor with Pluribus […]

YouTube Banned Me, But Not the Hate Imams – Michelle Malkin

YouTube Banned Me, But Not the Hate Imams – Michelle Malkin. by Michelle Malkin One of the many maddening takeaways from the London Bridge jihad attack is this: If you post videos on YouTube radicalizing Muslim viewers to kill innocent people, YouTube will leave you alone. But if you post a video on YouTube honoring innocent people murdered by barbaric […]

Squeezing Qatar to Make Hamas Scream – The American Interest

Squeezing Qatar to Make Hamas Scream – The American Interest. With the Saudi and UAE-led power play against Qatar underway it seems that a major squeeze on Hamas in in the works. As Asharq Al-Awsat reports: Hamas, a sister movement to the Brotherhood, now fears paying the price of future Qatari-Arab reconciliations, particularly since backing the Brotherhood is one of […]

Obama Admin Did Not Publicly Disclose Iran Cyber-Attack During ‘Side-Deal’ Nuclear Negotiations – Washington Free Beacon

Obama Admin Did Not Publicly Disclose Iran Cyber-Attack During 'Side-Deal' Nuclear Negotiations – Washington Free Beacon. State Department officials determined that Iran hacked their emails and social media accounts during a particularly sensitive week for the nuclear deal in the fall of 2015, according to multiple sources familiar with the details of the cyber attack. The attack took place within […]

Mattis: Taliban Can’t Be Part of a Political Solution in Afghanistan | The Weekly Standard

Mattis: Taliban Can't Be Part of a Political Solution in Afghanistan | The Weekly Standard. By Jeryl Bier The Weekly Standard · June 12, 2017 On Monday secretary of Defense James Mattis appeared to break with the Obama administration’s position of the preceding eight years that there is “no military solution” to the conflict in Afghanistan. At an appearance with […]

NY Times Calls The 1967 War ‘Accidental’ | The Daily Caller

NY Times Calls The 1967 War 'Accidental' | The Daily Caller. The New York Times published an article Monday which referred to the 1967 Arab-Israeli War as “accidental.” Exactly how a large scale military conflict involving multiple nations can occur accidentally remains unclear. In the third paragraph of the piece, the author, TheNYTimes Jerusalem Bureau Chief Ian Fisher, says “the […]

Articles: Why Venezuela Matters

Articles: Why Venezuela Matters. by David Prentice · June 7, 2017 Venezuela is one of the most unreported tragedies of our time. We can guess why: the left-leaning media are not interested in telling us what happened in Venezuela because it disproves so many of their narratives. In a nutshell: Venezuela was once the most prosperous country in South America. […]

London Attack Suggests Stop Pretending Western Values Are Universal

London Attack Suggests Stop Pretending Western Values Are Universal. by John Daniel Davidson · June 6, 2017 Speaking at a vigil on Monday for the victims of the recent terrorist attack in London, Mayor Sadiq Khan had a message for the “sick and evil extremists” out there: “As a proud and patriotic British Muslim, I say this: you do not […]

Trump Pitches Solar Panels for Border Wall After Paris Withdrawal

Trump Pitches Solar Panels for Border Wall After Paris Withdrawal. by Lindsey McPherson · June 7, 2017 President Donald Trump’s version of this could include solar panels. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Lindsey McPherson @Lindsey McPherson Posted Jun 6, 2017 8:11 PM Save for later President Donald Trump may have found a place where he can embrace renewable energy: […]

Attackers raid Iran parliament and mausoleum, up to seven dead: media | Reuters

Attackers raid Iran parliament and mausoleum, up to seven dead: media | Reuters. by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin · June 7, 2017 LONDON Armed men launched two attacks in Iran’s capital on Wednesday morning, killing a guard at the parliament and wounding several people in the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in southern Tehran, state media reported. Lawmaker Elias Hazrati said three assailants, […]

Trump Joins the Campaign Against Qatar – POLITICO Magazine

Trump Joins the Campaign Against Qatar – POLITICO Magazine. Every family has at least one member who drives the others crazy. In the fractious world of Arab autocrats, that family member is Qatar. So it was not altogether surprising when a group of Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates teamed up this week to demand […]

Pence to Catholics at Prayer Breakfast: ‘This President Stands with You!’

Pence to Catholics at Prayer Breakfast: ‘This President Stands with You!’. Republican Vice President Mike Pence told attendees of the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump “stand with you.” At the 13th annual event, held this year at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., Vice President Pence assured the people of faith gathered that […]

You Can’t Conduct Foreign Policy 140 Characters at a Time

You Can't Conduct Foreign Policy 140 Characters at a Time. by Rick Moran The president unleashed a Twitter storm today, commenting idiotically about the dispute between Qatar and her Gulf neighbors over their support for terrorism — among other issues. Unfortunately, another part of his government — or, supposedly “his” government — was stating exactly the opposite. The Hill: The […]

DOJ Charges Contractor With Illegal Top Secret Leaks To Media

DOJ Charges Contractor With Illegal Top Secret Leaks To Media. by Sean Davis · June 5, 2017 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday charged Reality Leigh Winner, a 25-year-old federal contractor based in Augusta, Georgia, with illegally handling and leaking top secret national security information to the news media. Winner was an employee of Pluribus International, a contractor […]

Why Elites Hate – WSJ

Why Elites Hate – WSJ. By William McGurn June 5, 2017 6:33 p.m. ET 389 COMMENTS Nine years after Barack Obama accused small-towners of clinging to guns or religion, nearly three years after Jonathan Gruber was shown to have attributed ObamaCare’s passage to the stupidity of the American voter, and eight months after Hillary Clinton pronounced half of Donald Trump’s […]

Punishing The Real Russia Crime: Leaking – American Greatness

Punishing The Real Russia Crime: Leaking – American Greatness. by Angelo Codevilla · June 4, 2017 The appointment of a special counsel, as well as the Congressional proceedings to uncover and punish such associates of Donald Trump as may have colluded with the Russian government with regard to the 2016 campaign, are a combination of partisan and Intelligence-bureaucracy warfare. No […]

Trump’s backing boosts air traffic control privatization in Congress

Trump's backing boosts air traffic control privatization in Congress. by Susan Ferrechio · June 6, 2017 President Trump’s proposal to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system has dramatically improved its chances in Congress and has even won over House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who declined to move a similar bill in the last Congress. “He is supportive,” AshLee Strong, […]

Trump unveils plan to privatize US air traffic control system | Fox News

Trump unveils plan to privatize US air traffic control system | Fox News. President Trump announced his plan Monday to privatize America’s air traffic control system and separate it from the FAA — arguing the federal agency is too “antiquated” to innovate and casting the overhaul as an initial step toward improving the country’s infrastructure. Trump wants to turn the […]

Climate Change Hypocrites – Stephen Moore

Climate Change Hypocrites – Stephen Moore. by Stephen Moore Maybe the most laughable reaction to Donald Trump’s pulling out of the Paris climate accord came from European and Chinese leaders who blasted Trump and America for “surrendering its world leadership” role. The sanctimonious leaders of Asian and European nations pledged to move full speed ahead on clean energy without the […]

Mattis to Asia: Rest Assured, and Bear With Us – The American Interest

Mattis to Asia: Rest Assured, and Bear With Us – The American Interest. Defense Secretary Mattis took the stage in Singapore this weekend for a highly-anticipated speech at the Shangri-La Summit to articulate the Trump administration’s vision for the Asia-Pacific. North Korea and China were high on the agenda, as Reuters reports: “The Trump administration is encouraged by China’s renewed […]

Dem Congressman Says Trump Has ‘Fanned the Flames of Islamophobia’

Dem Congressman Says Trump Has 'Fanned the Flames of Islamophobia'. Rep. André Carson (D., Ind.) said on Monday that President Donald Trump has “fanned the flames of Islamophobia.” Carson made the accusation while speaking with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, who questioned Carson about conditions in his district. Carson talked about a billboard against Islam in his district and an upcoming anti-Islam […]

A Virginia imam said female genital mutilation prevents ‘hypersexuality,’ leading to calls for his dismissal – The Washington Post

A Virginia imam said female genital mutilation prevents ‘hypersexuality,’ leading to calls for his dismissal – The Washington Post. by Abigail Hauslohner · June 5, 2017 A Friday prayer service at Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque in Falls Church in December 2015. The large Virginia mosque just condemned its leading imam’s teaching endorsing female genital mutilation. (EPA/Michael Reynolds) A Virginia mosque has […]

Hillary vs. DNC Data | The Weekly Standard

Hillary vs. DNC Data | The Weekly Standard. | By Alice B. Lloyd Alice Lloyd The Weekly Standard · June 12, 2017 Hillary Clinton spread around the blame in a candid interview with Recode last Wednesday. She called her private email server a “nothingburger” and the Times endorsement of her candidacy a hypocritical reversal—they reduced up the scandal to “a […]

NSA Leaker Is A Bernie Supporter Who ‘Resists’ Trump | The Daily Caller

NSA Leaker Is A Bernie Supporter Who 'Resists' Trump | The Daily Caller. The 25-year-old woman who stole “Top Secret” documents from the National Security Agency and leaked them to The Intercept appears to be a supporter of Bernie Sanders and other progressive icons, such as Bill Maher and Michael Moore. Reality Leigh Winner’s apparent social media footprint also shows […]

Articles: England’s Islamic Domino Effect

Articles: England’s Islamic Domino Effect. by Ron Jager · June 5, 2017 The current wave of Islamic terror in Manchester and in London only reinforces the general feeling that the excessive political correctness of recent years by the Obama presidency, by the British Labor party, and the European media has fostered and festered breeding grounds for Islamic terrorists in the […]

After London Bridge, World Is Sick Of Politicians Downplaying Terrorism

After London Bridge, World Is Sick Of Politicians Downplaying Terrorism. by Megan G. Oprea · June 5, 2017 As if on cue, in the wake of Saturday’s terrorist attack in London political leaders are trotting out the usual treacly lines that have become so rote. But the words they pretend will provide comfort to anyone but the most naïve are […]

GOP donors back Trump tough talk | TheHill

GOP donors back Trump tough talk | TheHill. by Amie Parnes · June 5, 2017 GOP donors aren’t worried about President Trump’s swipes on Twitter at London Mayor Sadiq Khan just hours after a terrorist attack in Great Britain’s capital. While Trump’s broadsides shocked some international observers and have come under a fair amount of conservative criticism for their timing […]

Senate GOP aims for June vote on Obamacare repeal – POLITICO

Senate GOP aims for June vote on Obamacare repeal – POLITICO. by Jennifer Haberkorn jhaberkorn@politico.com @jenhab · June 5, 2017 On Tuesday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will present Republicans with a series of options on the particulars in the proposal. | Getty Senate Republicans’ uncertain efforts to repeal Obamacare are at a crossroads, with GOP leaders pressing members to make […]

Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm. Russian hackers attacked at least one U.S. voting software supplier days before last year’s presidential election, according to a government intelligence report leaked Monday that suggests election-related hacking penetrated further into U.S. voting systems than previously known. The classified National Security Agency report, which was published online by The Intercept, does not […]

4,000 Muslim refugees hit U.S. in May alone

4,000 Muslim refugees hit U.S. in May alone. In the wake of deadly Islamic terrorist attacks in Manchester and London, President Trump on Monday took to Twitter to decry the “slow and political” courts that have blocked his travel ban. Executive Order 13780, signed by Trump in March, suspends the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days, restricts admissions and […]

Can Britain Stop Terrorists While Defending Civil Liberties? | The National Interest

Can Britain Stop Terrorists While Defending Civil Liberties? | The National Interest. “Here are the black days we have promised you,” ISIS boasted in the aftermath of Saturday’s brutal attacks in London. “What is coming will be more bitter and severe, insha’Allah,” the group also promised. The bombing of a concert venue in Manchester two weeks ago, coupled with this […]

Gallup: 55% of Americans Still Believe Religion Can Answer Today’s Problems

Gallup: 55% of Americans Still Believe Religion Can Answer Today's Problems. A majority Americans believe that religion can answer most of today’s problems. According to a recent Gallup poll, 55% of Americans agreed that religion can answer all or most problems in life. By party affiliation, 71% of Republicans, 50% of Independents, and 47% of Democrats share this sentiment. The […]

Senate Committee Launches New Clinton Corruption Investigation

Senate Committee Launches New Clinton Corruption Investigation. by Richard Pollock · June 5, 2017 Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has launched a new investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s effort to thwart a Bangladesh government corruption probe of Muhammad Yunus, a Clinton Foundation donor and close friend of the Clintons. The Iowa Republican’s effort is […]

I Will Not Say Terror Is a Perversion of Islam

I Will Not Say Terror Is a Perversion of Islam. by Bruce Bawer “Who cares whether it’s a perversion of Islam or not?” The subject was terrorism, specifically the attack at London Bridge, and after the politicians had made their usual statements to the effect that this atrocity had nothing whatsoever to do with Islam, or was (at most) a […]